The quasi-governmental organization, established in 1958, works to spur redevelopment of blighted areas.
The billionaire owner of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche owns a host of local real estate, not all of which is sports-related.
It will be developer Mike Mathieson’s second build-to-suit project for the hospitality startup.
The deal works out to $194 a square foot.
Dr. Jack Zamora is leasing the space back for now, as he focuses on training other doctors.
Spirit Hospitality used the money to build a Hilton Garden Inn.
The news organization has covered openings, closings and menu changes in the Mile High City since late 2011.
The building has the potential for historic designation, largely due to its use for decades by Denver’s African-American community, according to city staff.
A tower crane recently was installed at the site, which Magna Hospitality purchased in March for $8 million.
The Irish pub has a lease that extends through June 2021.